Jan 19, 2013 12:30am PST
the senate, not just in california, look, harry reid in nevada, who is an nra supporter, who's had the nra's support. this is going to be a very tough challenge for him to take on. and he's already sort of making noise that at this point, wait a minute, we're going to have to look at all these proposals. some of them like the checks, background check, really have much more sort of universal support. other things like the assault weapons ban, much tougher to get through. >> i mean, this is harry reid's biggest nightmare having the senate go first on assault weapons ban. this is not something he wants to bring up. i don't think he's, you know, my guess is there are a number of moderate democrats who come from states that are pro-gun states and they, i mean, we know that the last time that washington passed an assault weapons ban, that hurt democrats on the ballot the next time. and this is not a battle everyone in the democratic leadership wants. >> let's bring us now to the local level. i want to bring scott back into this, because i know that you've also talked to our local mayors,
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm PST
of their company. >> reporter: oregon, nevada, north carolina, and south carolina are also popular places to move. on the other hand, states like new jersey, illinois, west virginia, new york, and new mexico had an exodus of workers. many of those departures are rooted in lack of jobs, high taxes, and expensive housing. economists are pleased to see a pick-up in moving, because it reflects greater job opportunities, and improvement in the housing market. >> labor mobility, job growth and housing activity will all feed on each other. and so, we are beginning to see the start of that cycle now. as we progress throughout this year and into next, we will see that cycle begin to accelerate. and if you happen to be one of the millions of people planning to move this year, christopher english has a tip. >> it really, really helps to go around a reorganize your life around your stuff before the packers come. you find it's a great opportunity to get rid of a lot of stuff. >> reporter: a positive start to a new chapter in your life, and a positive sign for the economy. erika miller, "n.b.r.,
Jan 8, 2013 12:00am PST
was going, "what is going on here? " you know, vegas was part of -- you know, nevada and utah were mormon and the center of power used to be up in salt lake city which it is still to a degree. you know, it was sort of frowned upon. there was gambling and prostitution and stuff down there and it was frowned upon, but then with all this money, i think the folks up there went, hey, we should get our hands around this and get control over this situation. then it made for strange bedfellows and really odd marriages of really different cultures in a way that we'd never seen before. tavis: yeah. so what are you learning so far? it's still early in the process, but what are you learning about walking in the shoes of a wiseguy trying to go good? >> well, it's really an interesting perspective. all right, try to divorce yourself from me for a moment. tavis: okay. >> this is kind of part of my process is, you know, reading, talking to individuals, taking in information from whatever quarter i can find it. so the attitude is, not speaking for myself now, what separates me from law enforcement?